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New Juno category for Traditional Indigenous Music – Anishinabek News

November 2, 2021 TORONTO — We have finally arrived. After a long journey of applications, canvassing and petitions, a category for Traditional Indigenous Music has finally been established: Traditional Indigenous Artist of Group of the Year. The long-sought-after recognition for our traditional roots music is now realized. Since its inception in 1994, the Aboriginal Music […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202153 Views

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Oshawa band Crown Lands curates Amazon LP Indigenous Voices – Insauga.com

November 1, 2021 Oshawa prog rock band Crown Lands – or more accurately, Cody Bowles, the indigenous half of the band, has curated a 29-track album for Amazon Music called Indigenous Voices. Bowles, who is half Mi’kmaw, admitted he was a little “uncomfortable” with the proposition at first, but eventually turned his thinking around when […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 202165 Views

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The fantastic Susan Aglukark in concert at the Winery – Morrisburg Leader

MORRISBURG – “Listening to Susan Aglukark’s music is the closest one can get to hearing the heartbeat of our country. Her voice will bring us together and inspire us.” Senator Bernadette Clement, former Cornwall mayor, spoke these words during the outstanding concert by a national icon, Inuk singer/songwriter Susan Aglukark: Clement seemed to be echoing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202158 Views

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Tom Wilson is trying to honour his culture with every word he writes and every stroke of his paint brush – APTN News

Oct 12, 2021 ‘The quest for identity for some adopted kids is a lifelong journey. My belief is without identity, we have nothing to offer the world.’ At a young age, Tom Wilson had questions and doubts about who he was. He even likes to joke that he was dropped out of a spaceship and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202163 Views

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2022 JUNO Awards Submissions Powered by TD Now Open

TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced that 2022 JUNO Awards Submissions Powered by TD are now open from Monday, October 4, 2021 to Friday, November 5, 2021 11:59PM ET* at junosubmissions.ca. To be considered for nomination for the 2022 JUNO Awards, national music release dates must fall between […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2021123 Views

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Silla and Rise share video for new single ‘Anirniq,’ announce forthcoming album ‘Silarjuaq’ – Indie88

October 1, 2021 Ottawa and Nunavut-based ensemble Silla and Rise have announced their third album, Silarjuaq, out October 29th via Balanced Records. As part of the announcement they’ve shared a video for their new single, “Anirniq.” Silarjuaq draws its name from the Inuktitut word for Universe and “Anirniq” is the Inuktitut word for breath. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 202151 Views

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9 Indigenous musicians reflect on what truth and reconciliation means to them – CBC

Sep 29, 2021 We talk to First Nations, Inuit and Métis musicians ahead of the 1st National Day for Truth and Reconciliation “Truth, then reckoning, and then reconciliation.” — Melody McKiver In late May, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc in B.C. announced preliminary findings of a ground penetrating radar search of the grounds of the former Kamloops residential […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202173 Views

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Alexandria artist’s new single combines southern rock style with Indigenous influences – The Review Newspaper

September 27, 2021 Alexandria rock artist Mena Hardy is receiving an enthusiastic response for her latest release, which melds her Southern Rock style with Indigenous influences. Hardy’s new single Man I Love – the first track released from her upcoming EP ‘No More Stolen Sisters’ – combines her musical style with a spiritual and emotional […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 202159 Views

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The five winners of the SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters, sponsored by SiriusXM, have been announced

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2021 – For the fourth consecutive year, the SOCAN Foundation has announced the winners of the SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Canadian Songwriters, sponsored by SiriusXM. Five cash prizes of $5,000 are awarded to young creators from across the country in recognition of their exceptional work and potential. “Our collaboration with SiriusXM […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202167 Views

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Adrian Sutherland: The Magic Of His Debut Album

ADRIAN SUTHERLAND The Magic Of His Debut Album Attawapiskat ON via Winnipeg MB (09.21.21) — You could say a whole lot of serendipity went into the making of When The Magic Hits, the first solo project from Adrian Sutherland. Like connecting with two co-writing brothers because one of them was a studio player on some […]

by pmnationtalk on September 22, 202175 Views

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